Scintilli

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All Music Guide - John Bush
Plaid's previous two works were soundtracks, one to accompany a feature film 2008's Heaven's Door and the other a multimedia collaboration with Bob Jaroc 2006's Greedy Baby. Their return to music-making on their own terms after five years isn't the energized affair listeners might expect, though. Their trademarked variety of IDM, which you could call manic-beat/depressive-effects, is in effect and still not sounding much changed from its debut in the late '90s. Here though, they've managed an interesting blend of that style with the free-form structures of film soundtracking, the results of which are intriguing although rarely crucial. Scintilli begins with no beats at all, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Plaid's previous two works were soundtracks, one to accompany a feature film 2008's Heaven's Door and the other a multimedia collaboration with Bob Jaroc 2006's Greedy Baby. Their return to music-making on their own terms after five years isn't the energized affair listeners might expect, though. Their trademarked variety of IDM, which you could call manic-beat/depressive-effects, is in effect and still not sounding much changed from its debut in the late '90s. Here though, they've managed an interesting blend of that style with the free-form structures of film soundtracking, the results of which are intriguing although rarely crucial. Scintilli begins with no beats at all, instead there's ululating wordless vocals over pointillistic keyboards, and next comes a classic Plaid production from the mold. It's only as the album unfolds that further tracks, like the highlight "Unbank," tend more toward a refreshing blend of IDM and film scores.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/27/2011
  • Label: Warp Records
  • UPC: 801061021528
  • Catalog Number: 10215
  • Sales rank: 12,778

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Missing (3:49)
  2. 2 Eye Robot (3:07)
  3. 3 Thank (4:02)
  4. 4 Unbank (3:54)
  5. 5 Tender Hooks (4:31)
  6. 6 Craft Nine (3:17)
  7. 7 Sömnl (3:11)
  8. 8 Founded (3:08)
  9. 9 Talk To Us (3:29)
  10. 10 35 Summers (3:27)
  11. 11 African Woods (3:40)
  12. 12 Upgrade (3:54)
  13. 13 At Last (4:34)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Plaid Primary Artist
Benet Walsh Guitar
Technical Credits
Noel Summerville Mastering
Andy Turner Composer
Ed Handley Composer
Walsh Salmon Composer
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